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  • Family finances: smarter ways to give

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance
  • DCFS employee fired over foster children's claims of sexual behavior

    A longtime employee of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services has been fired after an internal affairs investigation concluded that he sexually propositioned foster children under his care. James Green, a 17-year veteran of...

    Horseshoe casino, city mount hiring campaign

    Horseshoe casino, city mount hiring campaign
    Richard Lee Floyd Sr. went to the Southeast Anchor Library on Eastern Avenue on Tuesday, walking on a cane and two prosthetic legs, in hopes of part-time work, something to supplement his Social Security disability check, and occupy his days. "I want to...

    Letters: Foster care done right in L.A. County

    Re "How to protect the children," Editorial, April 13 The Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection created by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors recommended a single entity to "help" the Department of Children and Family Services coordinate work....

    Even the best parents can use an assist in helping troubled children

    Even the best parents can use an assist in helping troubled children
    Adria Ponsar and her son Rhyon are huddled over a child-sized table scattered with pieces of Mr. Potato Head. She is wearing an earpiece that the 4-year-old doesn't see. Rhyon is frantically sifting through the pile for the body part he needs. On the...